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Panel to discuss race, death penalty

IL Staff
January 1, 2008
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The Black Law Students Association and the American Constitution Society of Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington are sponsoring the program, "Intersection of Race and Jury Composition with the Death Penalty" April 1.

Panelists for the program are: Marla Sandys, associate professor of criminal justice at IU - Bloomington; Paula Sites, Indiana Public Defender Council; and Jessie Cook, an attorney in private practice who has dealt with death penalty cases. In addition to discussing the issue of race and the death penalty, the panelists will address the constitutionality of the death penalty and practical questions about trying capital cases in Indiana.

The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom at the law school, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington. The discussion is open to the public. More information about the event can be found on Indiana University's Web site.
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